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Human Resources Intern

United States
Work Location:
Auburn Hills
Advertising End Date:
31 Aug 2019
Job Type:
About The Opportunity
The Human Resources Intern will participate in the day-to-day activities supporting the Human Resources Department.
Key Responsibilities


    • Assist with recruiting and onboarding new hires, including:

      • Posting open job positions

      • Reviewing resumes

      • Conducting telephone and on-site interviews

      • Drafting offer letters

      • Preparing all new hire paperwork

      • Ordering background checks and drug screens for candidates

      • Coordinating and attending Career Fairs

    • Assist in HR employee training and events

    • Process purchasing requisitions and submit invoices for all HR needs

    • Audit and maintain employee personnel files to ensure compliance with company policy and government regulations

    • Assist in updating employee data, records and new hire information within the HR information system.

    • Support in updating policies, procedure and practices for GKN Driveline North America

    • Communicate initiatives and announcements to local employees

    • Support HR projects as needed


Qualifications / Experience / Skills


  • Enrolled in accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree program in HR or equivalent


  • Business experience in an office setting is preferred


  • Solid interpersonal, communication and customer service skills


  • Experienced working with Microsoft Office preferred


  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality


  • Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills


  • Proven attention to detail


  • Fluent in English


  • Ability to work independently

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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